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CONFLAGRATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conflagration mean? 

CONFLAGRATION (noun)
  The noun CONFLAGRATION has 1 sense:

1. a very intense and uncontrolled fire

  Familiarity information: CONFLAGRATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONFLAGRATION (noun)


Sense 1conflagration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A very intense and uncontrolled fire

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

conflagration; inferno

Hypernyms ("conflagration" is a kind of...):

fire (the event of something burning (often destructive))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "conflagration"):

wildfire (a raging and rapidly spreading conflagration)


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